North and South of Vietnam 10 days/ 9 nights
North and South of Vietnam 10 days/ 9 nights
Tour code
VOT
Duration
10 days / 9 nights
Description

This itinerary offers the most flexibility for the price and allows you travel from the North to South over Vietnam. Most touristy destinations in the North and the South of Vietnam will give you the best opportunity to explore a small but fabulous country

 Day 01: Hanoi Arrival

Welcome to Vietnam, on arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport, our tour guide will greet you and transfer by private car through the city to your hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy 1 hour rickshaw ride to the Old Quarter. Overnight in Hanoi.


Day 02: Hanoi ( B )

After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy morning tour to Ho Chi Minh Complex including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s House on Stilt and One Pillar Pagoda, then visit Temple Of Literature. Next is Vietnam National Museum of Ethnology, the vast collection of 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam. Afternoon, make your way to Hoan Kiem Lake for Ngoc son Temple and Dong Xuan Marke. You will be entertained with Water Puppet Performance at Thang Long Water puppet theatre in the evening. Overnight in Hanoi

Note: Hochiminh Comples close every Monday and Friday


Day 03: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/ L/ D )

Leaving Hanoi for Ha Long Bay, the UNESCO's Natural Heritage for about three hours drives. En route, we have a short stop at the Sao Do arts and crafts centre run by the Vietnamese Veteran for handicapped children. Board our traditional Junk around noon and cruise through the middle of Halong Bay while enjoying a seafood lunch served on board. After lunch you will stop at Sungsot Island for one of the most impressive grottoes in Halong Bay and have a swim at Titop Beach. In the evening enjoy seafood dinner on Boat and fishing is the next activities for Halong night entertainment. Overnight on boat


Day 04: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Lao cai ( B )

Wake up for breakfast then move to rowing sampan for visiting another cave and quite lagoon then move back to  our Junk and continue to the other side of Halong City then sail back Ha Long Wharf to get ride back to Hanoi. On the way we will visit Dong Trieu ceramic center. Arrival into Hanoi by 4.30 p.m. Free at your leisure. Tonight, catch a train to Lao Cai


Day 05: Lao Cai – Sapa (B)

As your train arrival at 06.00am our local tour guide will see you at Lao Cai Train station exit then go up to Sapa. Take a morning walking tour of Sapa for a visit to the busy market where Red Dao, Black H’mong and other ethnic minority people converge from the surrounding countryside to sell their embroidery, silverware and handicrafts, and to buy provisions. In the afternoon visit the Cat Cat hill tribe village. In the evening you are free at leisure. Overnight in Sapa.


Day 06: Sapa - Laocai - Hanoi (B)

In the morning having breakfast at the hotel then you will have 4 hours trek through the Sapa Valley alongside of natural stream for the Black Hmong minority of Lao Chai Village and Giay minority of Ta Van. In the afternoon driving to the Red Dao village of Ta Phin, where over 200 Dao minorities living together in evergreen valley for understanding their life culture and history. This evening our tourguide go back and take you to Lao Cai to catch the night train to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.


Day 07: Hanoi – Hochiminh (B)

Breakfast, board a non-stop flight from Hanoi to Hochiminh city in the morning. Afternoon, visit Cho Lon Quarter or “Big Market” area where major trading activities take place. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.


Day 08: Ho Chi Minh City - Cuchi Tunnel (B)

Today, you take a half day trip to Cu Chi Tunnels and explore the complex maze of tunnels built during the American-Vietnam war. Discover the various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. Drive back to Hochiminh. In the afternoon, take an orientation tour of the city to the former Presidential Palace, the War Remnants Museum, the colonial Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office city. Overnight in Hochiminh


Day 09: Hochiminh City – Vinh Long - Can Tho (B)

Depart for Cai Be, deep in the Mekong Delta, and embark on traditional style boat for Mekong Delta Cruise. The tour begins with a visit of the colourful Cai Be floating market, followed by a visit to some local home factories that produce rice paste, rice popcorn and coconut candy. Proceed to evergreen islands among the Mekong River through a large network of meandering tributaries, crisscrossed with countless arroyos. Afternoon, cruise to Vinh Long in order to discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong Delta rural life. Drive to Can Tho and transfer to hotel on arrival. Overnight in Can Tho.


Day 10: Cantho - Hochiminh City (B)

Cruise to the colourful Cai Rang floating market while having a buffet breakfast on board the traditional Mekong-style Mystic Sampan. Then, back to dry land in Can Tho to leave Can Tho for Ho Chi Minh City. The tour concludes when you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight

 


 


This tour is private and sample only. A suggested cost will be listed below. However, the rate always depends on your hotel, number of travelers in your group, and dates of travel. Please contact us to customize this itinerary and rate in order to meet your demand and budget.

 

6 - 9 pax: 509 USD/ pax

3 - 5 pax: 644 USD/ pax

2 pax:      745 USD/ pax

Includes

  • Accommodation in Double/Twin room with breakfast
  • Transportation for airport and sightseeing tours by private car
  • All entrance fees for the indicated
  • Boat as mentioned above
  • Domestic flight ticket as in the itinerary
  • Round train ticket: Hanoi - Sapa
  • English speaking guide.

 

Excludes

  • Expenditure of personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, mini-bar in hotel, etc.
  • Other tours & meals not mentioned.
  • Late check-out at hotel.
  • All airport departure taxes.
  • Visas arrangement.
  • Insurances

The following list of hotels below is base for the tariff. It can be replaced by the similar hotels depending on your request and availability at the time you book.  Should you have some hotels in mind, send us by email at info@orientaltours.vn

      Destinations

      Hotels


Hanoi

Halong                         

Sapa                                                                                          Hochiminh                                

Can Tho


Thien Thai hotel

Hailong Dream                   

Holidays Sapa Hotel                                                                                 Chancery Hotel                              

Saigon Can Tho Hotel

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